The No.1 Quality Standard for your organisation
With over 1,000,000 certificate holders worldwide, ISO 9001 is the world's most popular Quality Management Standard.
As a UKAS-accredited body (No. 0120), we offer impartial, robust and cost effective audits of your Quality Management System, leading to ISO 9001 certification for your organisation.
We are completing ISO 9001 audits remotely when a visit is not possible.
ISO 9001 sets out the requirements of a complete Quality Management System (QMS) that can be adapted to suit your organisation. By scrutinising and streamlining your processes against the QMS, your organisation will be far more able to meet your ambitions for sustainability and growth.
Often a requirement for tender applications and with a strong 30-year history, ISO 9001 is widely seen as the most credible, robust and effective business improvement tool on the market.
ISO certification is based on a three-year audit cycle. Your initial audit will take place in two stages. Stage One is a review of your documented Quality Management System. Stage Two looks at the effectiveness of your QMS and leads to certification from us. Centre for Assessment is then required to complete annual review visits over the following two years. We will work with your timeframes for your ISO 9001 audits and assist you if you are unsure about any aspect of the certification process.Request a Quote
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ISO 9001 gives you a framework to drive your business forward, win more contracts and increase your profitability.
If you want to evaluate and improve the way you do business, ISO 9001 certification is the answer.
The Standard has always been popular with large organisations but the latest version (published in 2015) makes ISO 9001 certification an equally good option for businesses of any size and in any sector. ISO 9001 is often a requirement of supplier contracts and can certainly give you an advantage in tender applications.
Centre for Assessment is a leading provider of ISO certification.
We can offer you:
1. UKAS-accredited audits
2. expert auditors located across the UK
3. 20 years' experience
4. friendy and flexible customer service
5. knowledgeable head office staff
If you are new to ISO Management System Standards, you might want to look at our entry-level training course:
For training around what is required to develop, implement and monitor an effective Management System, check out this option:
We can also offer you a Gap Analysis service to help you understand if you are ready for ISO 9001 certification.
Get in touch with us to find out more about which of our services is right for you.
Speak to our team on 0161 237 4080
If your organisation is already certified to ISO 9001, you may want to consider transferring to Centre for Assessment. Centre for Assessment has lots of experience working with transfer clients, ensuring the required audits take place to avoid a gap in your certification. We do not charge a transfer fee so moving to us can be quick, simple and free.
You may consdier a transfer for many reasons. Perhaps you need a more robust audit from a UKAS-accredited certification body. You may need an improved level of service or a more affordable price. Whatever the reason, if you want to transfer to us, or do a cost comparison with your exisiting provider, we would be delighted to hear from you.
If you do transfer to us, we will ensure that the process is as smooth as possible. Simply contact us and a member of our Business Development team will be happy to help.
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"Working with CfA, and embedding the ISO 9001 standard into our organisation, has helped us to drive a more efficient and effective business going forwards."
"Achieving ISO9001:2015 can be a stressful exercise but Centre for Assessment took away the concerns and worries regarding accreditation audits and left us to focus on being ready. An excellent team to deal with - so glad they were recommended to us."
Metalwork Solutions Limited
"Having gained our ISO9001 standard has focus staff on the correct business procedures to follow, record data more accurately, and has given the whole company a better understanding of how and why the company operates with the procedures its uses."
Moduflow Fan Systems Ltd
"A good, honest service that fits around our requirements and provides a great auditor, who understands how we works."
"Using the standard has reminded us of the importance of process and methodology and keeping detailed and accurate records and reports. Although we believed we were already working to a high standard the certification process has reinforced some existing practises but also educated in new practises"
"Having the ISO standard has enabled us to operate our business within a framework which demonstrates to clients that we comply with all rules, regulations and laws as well as provide a quality service. Centre for Assessment have been very helpful, and our auditor has always been professional and understands our business and the industry in which we work. He has provided us with information and details on how to improve our business processes."